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York County’s Stone Mill 1792: A room with a view. In fact, many of them

Linked in/Neat stuff: Endangered Civil War museum/Hake’s big-time auction house When we’ve posted stories and photos about The Stone Mill 1792 in the past, people show great interest. No wonder. This place is beautiful. This historic former mill in Glenville … Continue reading

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John J. Snyder Jr. tall case clock exhibit: ‘A simple design can tell you a lot’

John J. Snyder Jr. collected a hall-of-fame lineup of tall case clocks in his day. The works of John Fisher, Godfrey Lenhart and Jacob Hostetter, all clockmakers with York County connections, are part of that collection. Now, 14 grandfather clocks from the Snyder collection are on display at the York County Heritage Trust, 250 E. Market St. a York, Pa., Daily Record story on the exhibit noted that many dealers collect 10 to 20 such clocks. Snyder collected hundreds. The clocks are works of art and loaded with history.

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Twitter will help the world track Harrisburg’s National Civil War Museum curator’s picket duty

Brett Kelley, curator of Collections at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, is set to weather two weeks of the cold while living the life of a Civil War soldier on the picket line. But technology will allow people … Continue reading

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